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Grays Beach Riverside Park, Grays Thurrock

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Kids rule at Grays Beach Riverside Park. The sand pit here features lots of equipment to play and climb on, including a boat-shaped jungle gym, in addition to more playground equipment in grassy areas. Enjoy sweet ice cream or snacks at the reasonably priced cafe, and make sure to check out the local landmark, The Gull. This lightship built in 1860 lies on the shore of the beach. Use our Grays Thurrock trip itinerary builder website to visit Grays Beach Riverside Park on your trip to Grays Thurrock, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Nice idea but wrong area to have it in. Took a walk down to it as everyone said Grays has a beach. It actually horrified me. All I kept thinking was I would never let my kids in there. God knows what....  more »
  • This is a really nice park, but to call this a 'beach' or an 'urban beach' is ridiculous when there's no water in sight. It's really just a nice park with a big sandpit. The cafe also serves...  more »
  • Great place to for some quite time in the grass or wooded area, or to entertain the children in the sand pit of adventure! There is a cafe run by volunteers, who work tirelessly to ensure the cafe runs and the surrounding area is safe, clean and pretty. Well worth a visit
  • Great local fun place to bring the kids. Especially on a sunny day. Tempting to let them run around barefoot but would recommend keep shoes on as bits of glass and other sharp objects have been found in the sand before. I've heard there's supposed to be a splash pool, not sure if it's still there as I haven't seen it myself

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